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MoTales stories of Mopar / Chrysler cars and trucks

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Original Dodge Durango, 1998-2003: Successful heavy-hauler three-row SUV

Making Mopar Vans in Windsor: Dodge Factory Photos

1971 Dodge trucks and vans

Dodge Nitro: the ill-fated Liberty-based SUV

Graham Brothers: the original “Dodge trucks” (and some very, very nice supercharged cars!)


Chrysler 1925: The first (or second or 31st) year

Washer bags: before bottles

1970s (roughly!)

The Dodge, yes, Dodge GTX

Charger Daytona: the Cordoba version of a 200-mph legend

Chrysler Sunbeam: an Avenger variant that won the rallying championship

1970 Chrysler 300-H (300 Hurst)

Plymouth police cars of 1976: Downsized but strong

What did buyers think of the 1971-73 Mopar cars?

Plymouth Cricket/Hillman Avenger (and the Dodge Polara, 1500, and 1800 and VW 1500) around the world

1971 Dodge, Plymouth, and Chrysler cars

What’s under the hood? When it all changed

Birth and life of the Road Runner

1980s and Final K-Based Cars

Insane: 1991-92 Dodge Spirit R/T

Plymouth TC3/Dodge O24: Lee’s “second Mustang”

It almost happened: the Eagle minivan and the new Chrysler LeBaron

Dodge ZD: the Jeep-Based SUV That Never Was

Jeep J90 and JJ: Compact third-world-targeted Jeeps

Modern Cars

Dodge Intrepid: the police car

New Dodge Dart (2013-16): bugs, oversharing killed a contender

Repairs / Fixes

Where to get parts for your Mopar

2.4 VVT actuator swap

Tracking down electric leaks / battery draw


When AMC won in Trans Am (and the Javelin)

1965 Plymouth Daytona? It might have happened!

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